Film Review: LOVE JACKED (Canada/South Africa 2017) ***

Festival Reviews

Love Jacked Poster
Trailer
MAYA, has artistic ambitions – her father ED wants: a dutiful daughter to run the family store. Taking her independence a step further, Maya decides to travel to Africa for inspiration and returns with a fiancé.

Director:

Alfons Adetuyi

LOVE JACKED is a a romantic comedy with a touch of road trip featuring charming characters, family drama and humorous misadventures.  The description can be applied to almost any number of romantic comedies, but this does not mean it will be a predictable bore.  The recent CRAZY RICH ASIANS treaded similar waters but it won the hearts of audiences as well as made lots of money.  That film was smart enough to tap Singapore, an ultra modern city that provided a fresh look to the well-worn genre.  LOVE JACKED uses Cape…

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